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Naval Services FamilyLine Publications

Naval Services FamilyLine volunteers have been creating and publishing guidelines for United States Navy families since 1965. These publications are available in print or online.  Each publication is free-of-charge for our Navy families. To place an order for a publication, click the ORDER button and you will be redirected to our store. Digital downloads will be available immediately. Hard copy orders will be shipped approximately two weeks after placing your order. For assistance, contact

Guidelines for the Spouses of Chief Petty Officers

This recently revised booklet is the result of a world-wide collaboration with CPO spouses all around the globe. This booklet serves as an excellent source of information for spouses of new Chief Petty Officers as they transition into the Navy CPO family and season. The booklet provides answers to frequently asked questions, and offers helpful guidance regarding the history and origin of the Navy Chief Petty Officer, the 6-week period most commonly known as the season, uniforms, professionalism, and pay schedule.



CPO Selectee Spouse Resources

  • Program Flyer - Brief description of all NS FamilyLine Programs and the U.S. Navy's MyNavy Family App.

  • US Navy Uniforms - Navy Personnel Command Uniform Information.

  • MyNavy Uniforms App - provides U.S. Navy Sailors with the necessary information and guidance to properly wear all Navy Uniforms, components, and accouterments.

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